Computer Classes

Computer Classes PhotoOur computer classes are offered throughout the year in our state of the art Computer Training Room.

Made possible by the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program.

If you would like to register for a class, please stop by the library, call (315) 735-2279 x207 or register online.

Any questions regarding computer classes or tutoring can be directed to the Digital Literacy Librarian, Jocelyn Ireland.

Classes available April 2014

Keyboarding   (Friday, 4/4, 10:30-Noon)
All Skill Levels
Learn to type or improve your typing skills with an easy to follow program.

Tutor Lab   (2 Saturdays & 1 Wednesday, 4/5, 4/26 & 4/30, 9:45-Noon)
All Skill Levels
Need personal assistance from someone computer savvy? Sign up for a private 45 minute session. (Time slots: 9:45-10:30; 10:30-11:15; 11:15-12:00)

Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics   (Wednesday/Thursday, 4/9-4/10, 1:00-2:30) 
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
Study the basics of how to use PowerPoint to create professional presentations.

Digital Recipes   (Saturday, 4/12, 10:00-Noon)
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
This is a fun workshop creating an online portfolio of cooking recipes. There is no need to bring your own recipes.

Microsoft Excel: Basics   (Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 4/14-4/18, 3:30-5:00)
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
Learn the fundamentals of how to use Excel to create spreadsheets for budgets, address lists, or inventories.

Adobe Photoshop: Basics   (Thursdays, 4/17 & 4/24, 10:00-11:30 A.M.)
Skill Level: Comfortable Computer User
Come create a greeting card in Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and learn the basic editing features like cropping, retouching, and masking.

Microsoft Excel: Advanced   (Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 4/21-25, 3:30-5:00)
Skill Level: Comfortable Computer User
Learn to do graphs, formulas, sorting, and more formatting features of Excel 2010.

 

Classes available May 2014

Keyboarding   (Thursday, 5/1, 10:30-Noon)
All Skill Levels
Learn to type or improve your typing skills with an easy to follow program.

Tutor Lab   (2 Saturdays & 1 Thursday, 5/3, 5/15, & 5/24, 9:45-Noon)
All Skill Levels
Need personal assistance from someone computer savvy? Sign up for a private 45 minute session. (Time slots: 9:45-10:30; 10:30-11:15; 11:15-12:00)

Microsoft Word: Basics   (Thursday/Friday, 5/8 & 5/9, 10:30-Noon) 
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
An introductory course on creating documents, editing text, and other essentials of Word.

Computer Fundamentals   (Monday/Tuesday, 5/12 & 5/13, 3:30-5:00)
Skill Level: Beginner
This class is designed for beginners who want to understand the basics like turning the computer on/off, using a mouse, creating documents, and organizing files.

Downloading Library E-Books   (Saturday, 5/17, 10:30-Noon)
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
Get library books anywhere with internet connection and don't worry about due dates. Learn how to download free e-books from the MidYork Library System's MYlibrary2go website. Bring your own e-reader/tablet or use one of our computers.

Microsoft Publisher: Basics   (Monday/Tuesday, 5/19 & 5/20, 3:30-5:00)
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
Learn how to design your own creative projects, like signs or greeting cards, on Microsoft Publisher 2010.

Microsoft Word: Advanced   (Thursday/Friday, 5/22 & 5/23, 1:00-2:30)
Skill Level: Comfortable Computer User
Come expand your skills by learning advanced tools like mail merge, text wrap, table of contents, hyperlinks, and screenshots.

LinkedIn: Professional Networking   (Tuesday/Wednesday, 5/27 & 5/28, 10:30-Noon)
Skill Level: Occasional Computer User
LinkedIn is a professional social networking site great for job seekers. Learn how to set up an account, complete a profile, join groups, and create a positive online presence to attract job offers.

Skill Levels

Beginner >> Little to no computer usage experience

Occasional Computer User >> Functional knowledge of using a computer like opening files and using a mouse

Comfortable Computer User >> Confident with web browsing, e-mail, and creating files